Near Northwest Community Job Fair October 19

Tthe 6th Near Northwest Community Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, 5820 Pinemont Drive.
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Oct. 11, 2011 - PRLog -- HOUSTON, September 8, 2011 –  In response to the current economic crisis and a tightening labor market, the Near Northwest Management District is partnering with The WorkFaith Connection to host the 6th Near Northwest Community Job Fair to connect job seekers to companies who seek their talents. On Wednesday, October 19, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, 5820 Pinemont Drive, more than two dozen local employers will meet and interview hundreds of job seekers.

For the Near Northwest Management District, the Community Job Fair is part of a larger effort to rebuild the area and to revitalize it to become a thriving economic business and residential community.  The WorkFaith Connection is partnering with the District as part of their mission to help job seekers gain meaningful employment.

“Finding a job in this economy is challenging. Bringing job seekers together with local employers and job readiness training provider  The WorkFaith Connection will build our community by putting people back to work,” said Wayne Norden, President /CEO of the Near Northwest Management District.  

Participating employers will seek to fill hourly positions ranging from entry-level to management across a variety of industries such as customer service, hospitality, sales, skilled and unskilled trades, transportation, security and more. Workshops on effective resumes and interview strategies will be offered to help job seekers secure employment.

“We are here to help families and businesses succeed. It’s important to for children to see their parents working with a sense of pride and dignity. We believe this event is important to help revitalize the community, ultimately stabilizing families and our society,”  said Sandy Schultz, President/CEO, The WorkFaith Connection.    
Job seekers can learn more about jobs available in northwest Houston on the District’s Jobs Page:

About the Near Northwest Management District
The Near Northwest Management District was created by the Texas Legislature to promote and coordinate economic growth for businesses and improve the quality of life for everyone in Northwest Houston.  The District, which covers an area bounded by T.C. Jester Boulevard on the east, Pinemont Drive on the south, Hollister Drive projected to State Highway 249 on the west and 249 on the north, has developed a detailed service plan to address issues important to commercial property owners in the area including security and public safety, planning and urban design and development.

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